self drafted shirt

Self-drafted blue shirt – getting closer to perfect sleeve?

Hello there! Thanks to those of you who recently followed my blog. I am not updating it as often I once did, but if you want you can also get some updates on my sewing princess instagram feed. I hope you’re all well in spite of the current circumstances. As many countries are proceeding to ease lockdown measures, we still have to be cautious. Personally, … Continue reading Self-drafted blue shirt – getting closer to perfect sleeve?

Designer Jacket for Spring: Paco Peralta Vogue V1526

Happy Easter! Finally sitting down to share one of my latest makes (I was so eager I forgot to remove the basting stiches at the hem! sorry)…a jacket that has been on my wish list for over a year. Vogue V1526 is unique pattern by late fashion designer Paco Peralta. Though we only met once we had been in touch over several years and I … Continue reading Designer Jacket for Spring: Paco Peralta Vogue V1526

Burda 04/2014 116 Pants

It’s nice to get my act together and finally post one of my makes. Unfortunately it’s been taking me longer to take pictures and convert them than I would have anticipated. My motivation to go outside and pose has been steadily dwindling in the past couple of years…though sewing hasn’t stopped. Che bello essere finalmente riuscita ad organizzarmi e pubblicare uno dei capi cuciti in … Continue reading Burda 04/2014 116 Pants

Pretty in Pink and a trip to the countryside

Despite the summer heat and my love/hate relationship with slippery fabrics…I sewed a pink outfit! Yes, it’s full on pink…a sort of pajama ;o) I have been meaning to make a faux jumpsuit ever since I saw Trine’s version on Instagram I was just afraid about adding an elasticated waist to the top…so I guess it’s more like a matching outfit than a faux jumpsuit. … Continue reading Pretty in Pink and a trip to the countryside